X-border Art Biennial 2013 has ended, the worlds most Northern international art biennial, which has allowed artists to explore and illustrate issues like borders, identities, cultural diversity and knowledge.
Compodium has during the spring, summer and autumn carried out video communication, recordings and reruns from the three locations, Luleå Sweden, Finnish Rovaniemi and Severomorsk in Russia.
The individual art galleries could see and interact with visitors in the other locations, one could also visit the exhibitions virtually and participate in discussions with both the artists and other visitors as well as follow guided tours being held locally. During these the guide carried a tablet computer and the remote visitors could follow the tours via its built-in web camera and microphone.
Both artists and visitors has also been able to successfully participate in different work shops and spontaneous discussions, all using the virtual meeting services from Compodium.
Press conference June 10
“Artists talk” June 18
Opening Ceremony June 19
X-border Art Biennial
A joint project between the University of Lappland in Rovaniemi Finland, the Centre for socio cultural technologies in Sevoromorsk Russia and Luleå Art Biennial & the Kilen Art Group in Luleå Sweden. The biennial is a part of New Horizon lead by the Norrbotten County Council.